Calculus 128 Spring 2019 Main Course Page

Calculus 128 Course Webpage - SPRING 2019


Math is NOT a spectator sport!




EXAM 2 Solution Keys

YELLOW (910251): DDCAD CBCCA DAACC ADCAA ABABA
    GREEN(910262): AAADA CDCDB DDDDD BAABA DDCAB
    Makeup(910272): DDACD BBCAD AACAA DCDCA BACBA




Sections/Instructors:     ALL classes meet in MARCUS 131



Extra help and resources



Course chair

Hans Johnston, LGRT 1526, 545-2817, johnston@math.umass.edu, and sending an email to this address is the best way, except for in person, to contact/talk_with me.

Description

Math 128 is a continuation of MATH 127 (Calculus for Life and Social Sciences I). This course covers elementary techniques of integration, introduction to differential equations, applications to several mathematical models in the life and social sciences, and multivariate functions and partial derivatives.

Text

Applied Calculus, 4th edition (Hughes-Hallet), available as an ebook with your WileyPLUS account. If interested, you should be able to find a used copy of the physical book online.

Syllabus


Calculator

A calculator with integration capabilities is required for this course: Something like the TI 83/84, etc. will be fine. Calculators are necessary for all exams.

Exams

There will be two evening exams and a final exam following a multiple-choice format. At each exam, students will need to bring a #2 pencil, a calculator and a UMass student ID card. Failing to produce an ID will result in the exam not being scored.

Exam 1: Wed February 20th
Exam 2: Wed April 3rd
Final : determined by the Registrar's office

Makeup exams will only be given for reasons described in the UMass Amherst Class Absence Policy here.

Note: There are no re-takes of exams. If an emergency situation arises, and you are unable to take an exam, contact your instructor within 48 hours of the exam to schedule a make-up exam.

Grading

The grading of the course will be as follows. There will be a final exam worth 30%, two exams during the semester worth 25% each, and 20% for the online WileyPLUS homework, with the lowest three homework grades dropped. There is no extra credit.

Scales for letter grades


Homework

Homework assignments will be assigned and completed through WileyPLUS. WileyPLUS is an online homework and course study system. It also contains an e-book of your textbook. Since the homework system comes with an e-book the hard copy of the textbook is optional.